Use Cordwood Construction to Design and Build Your Own House

A mortgage-free, owner-built cordwood house.



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Cordwood construction in northern Wisconsin.  
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Sunroom addition. 
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This construction technique is also known as log-end or stackwall building.  
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A woodstove provides the main source of heat in this cordwood house.  
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Cordwood construction detail. 
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